Alabama Tornado Database


1994 Summary

 

1994 Tornado Occurrences (19) () Indicates Total Path Data Multi-State
Tornado # of Year Year Month Day Time (CST) County Damage Scale Path Length (Miles) Maximum Path Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Location
19
1994 12 3 2130 Baldwin F0 2.0 73
0 0

Bay Minette
A weak tornado touched down on the south side of Bay Minette damaging the roof on one house, the roof on a lumber company, and destroying one mobile home. Several trees and power lines were also blown down.

Start: 30.8800/-87.7800
End:  30.8800/-87.7800

18
1994 11 28 0030 Blount F1 1.6 100 0 5

1.0 E Cleveland
All injuries occurred in mobile homes. Several mobile homes and a few permanent structures were damaged or destoyed along the path.

Start: 33.9800/-86.5700
End:  33.9800/-86.5700

17
1994 8 2 1725 Lee F0 2.6 300 0 0

10.0 S Opelika
Numerous trees downed near Beauregard. Several structures were damaged.

Start: 32.4800/-85.3700
End:  32.4800/-85.3700

16
1994 6 26 2320 Cherokee F0 4.0 200 0 0

Rock Run
Several homes damaged and several trees downed.

Start: 33.9800/-85.4800
End:  34.0300/-85.4300

15
1994 6 26 2150 Madison F2 7.0 200 0 2

Madison
Homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed and numerous trees were blown down. Extensive damage occurred in the Pebble Brook Subdivision and around Bob Jones High School. One man was injured when a tree fell on him. Winds gusted to 67 mph at the Huntsville International Airport.

Start: 34.7000/-86.7700
End:  34.7800/-86.6700

14
1994 6 26 2112 Limestone F1 5.0 100 0 0

5 ESE Tanner
The top of a steel water tower was blown off a significant distance and struck a car. This occurred in Elkmont.

Start: 34.7000/-86.8700
End:  34.7800/-86.8000

13
1994 6 26 2100 Lauderdale

Started in Tennessee
F3
(F3)
3.0
(38)
880
(880)
0
(0)
3
(22)

Lexington
The most significant damage occurred in Tennessee but 15 homes in the Mary's Chapel area sustained significant damage. Two injuries occurred in an overturned mobile home.

Start: 34.9800/-87.4300
End:  34.9500/-87.3800

12
1994 6 26 2050 Limestone F3 3.0 300 0 0

2 NW Athens
One home was completely demolished.

Start: 34.8200/-87.0200
End:  34.9000/-86.9800

11
1994 4 15 1724 St. Clair F0 0.5 50 0 0

Branchville
12 mobile homes and 3 houses were damaged. Several trees were uprooted.

Start: 33.6500/-86.4300
End:  33.6500/-86.4300

10
1994 4 5 2030 Sumter F1 8.0 100 0 0

3.0 S Geiger-Gainesville
One building and one mobile home damaged. Several trees downed.

Start: 32.8200/-88.3000
End:  32.8200/-88.1700

9
1994 3 27 1731 Shelby

Storm Report

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F2 12.0 300
0 53

Helena-Pelham-Inverness
Several mobile home parks were heavily damaged. Extensive structural damage occurred along the path. Numerous trees downed.

Start: 33.3000/-86.8500
End:  33.3800/-86.6300

8
1994 3 27 1602 Tuscaloosa

Storm Survey

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F1 2.0 100 0 0

15.0 NE Tuscaloosa
3 high voltage power line structures were damaged and several trees downed.

Start: 33.3800/-87.3500
End:  33.3800/-87.3500

7
1994 3 27 1157 Blount

Storm Survey

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F0 2.5 150 0 1

2.5 SW Nectar
6 homes and 4 greenhouses damaged. Trees and power lines downed.

Start: 33.9300/-86.6700
End:  33.9300/-86.6700

6
1994 3 27 1132 Dekalb

Storm Survey

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F3 23.0 700
0 20

3 E Grove Oak-Rainsville-Sylvania-Henagar
16 homes and 13 mobile homes were completely destroyed, 45 homes and 2 mobile homes had major damage, 21 homes and 9 mobile homes sustained minor damage. Two businesses and 12 poultry houses were destroyed.

Start: 34.6300/-86.7700
End:  34.6300/-86.7700

5
1994 3 27 1102 Marshall

Storm Survey

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F2 6.0 400
0 30

Guntersville
A number of residences were damaged near Big Spring Creek. 103 homes were damaged, 45 of them along Spring Creek Drive and 8 along Highway 79.

Start: 34.3300/-86.2500
End:  34.4000/-86.1700

4
1994 3 27 1055 St. Clair-Calhoun-Cherokee

Storm Survey

Service Assessment

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 2

Palm Sunday Outbreak Paper 3
F4 50.0 880
22 150

1.0 SSW Ragland-5.0 NE Rock Run
Extensive damage along the path. Many fatalities and injuries occurred at the United Methodist Church in Goshen.

Start: 33.7200/-86.1500
End:  34.0200/-85.4200

3
1994 3 24 1804 Chambers F1 12.0 100 0 0

17.0 SW Lafayette-5.0 SSE Layfayette
Numerous trees downed and several structures damaged.

Start: 32.7500/-85.5700
End:  32.8800/-85.3800

2
1994 3 9 1755 Coffee F2 3.0 100 0 0

2 E Frisco
5 homes and two mobile homes were damaged. One chicken house was destroyed and 5 others were damaged. 2 homes had their roofs totally removed.

Start: 31.6000/-85.8300
End:  31.6000/-85.7700

1
1994 1 1 1230 Covington F0 0.2 10 0 0

Onycha
One chicken coop was leveled, one barn and several outbuildings were destroyed, two carports were destroyed, and several trees were uprooted.

Start: 31.2500/-86.4700
End:  31.2500/-86.4700


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